Biden administration says Saudi prince has immunity in Khashoggi killing lawsuit

Biden administration says Saudi prince has immunity in Khashoggi killing lawsuit

WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) – The Biden administration ruled on Thursday that Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has immunity from a lawsuit over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, drawing immediate condemnation from the slain journalist’s former fiancee. Khashoggi was killed and dismembered in October 2018 by Saudi agents in the Saudi consulate in … Read more

G20 summit deplores war in Ukraine ‘in strongest terms’

G20 summit deplores war in Ukraine 'in strongest terms'

G20 says ‘most members’ condemn war in Ukraine Threat of use of nuclear weapons ‘inadmissible’ -declaration Agreement to calibrate monetary tightening NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Leaders of the Group of 20 (G20) nations deplored Russia’s aggression in Ukraine “in the strongest terms” on Wednesday and demanded its unconditional withdrawal in a declaration … Read more

Wrangling over Ukraine war dominates summit of G20 major economies

Wrangling over Ukraine war dominates summit of G20 major economies

Draft declaration: ‘Most’ G20 members condemn Ukraine war Ukraine’s Zelenskiy pushes his plan to end conflict Indonesia appeals for end to political polarization US President Biden skips gala dinner on island of Bali NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 15 (Reuters) – A Western-led push to condemn Russia’s invasion of Ukraine dominated Tuesday’s Group of 20 summit … Read more

Biden, Xi clash over Taiwan, but military action seen as unlikely

Biden, Xi clash over Taiwan, but military action seen as unlikely

Biden, Xi hold 3-hour Bali meeting ahead of G20 Both leaders stress need to get ties back on track Russia rejects reports of foreign minister’s hospitalization Indonesia seeking concrete progress on global economy at G20 Ukraine’s Zelenskiy due to address G20 on Tuesday NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 14 (Reuters) – US President Joe Biden said … Read more

Greece, Saudi Arabia seal deal on data cable, discuss power grid link

Greece, Saudi Arabia seal deal on data cable, discuss power grid link

RIYADH/ATHENS, July 26 (Reuters) – Greece and Saudi Arabia on Tuesday sealed a deal to lay an undersea data cable that will connect Europe with Asia and discussed the possibility of linking their power grids to supply Europe with cheaper green energy. Greece and Saudi Arabia agreed in May on the main terms of a … Read more

Putin forges ties with Iran’s supreme leader in Tehran talks

Putin forges ties with Iran's supreme leader in Tehran talks

Russian leader also meets Iranian president Raisi Discuss Ukraine grain exports with Turkey’s Erdogan Turkish threat of Syrian operation also in focus LONDON/DUBAI, July 19 (Reuters) – Russian President Vladimir Putin had talks with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Iran on Tuesday, the Kremlin leader’s first trip outside the former Soviet Union since Moscow’s … Read more